Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Edible fungi workshop to be held at Mount Independence

Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. — ORWELL — Learn about the top ten easy-to-identify non-gilled edible fungi that grow in the wild on Saturday, Sept. 13, at a workshop offered by noted mycologist Sue Van Hook at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell. The program runs from 10 a.m. – 1:30 pm.  re-registration is required at 802-948-2000. The fee is $25 per person or $45 for two. Children 6 to 12 are welcome for free but must be with an adult.

Van Hook will provide a talk in the morning, followed by a foraging walk and identification session. Bring a hand lens, small basket, and field knife if you have them. Also bring a picnic lunch and water. Dress for the weather.

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